Special Events

The City of The Colony hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. Check back regularly as new events are added as the year progresses.

               2015 Events

 

  • Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament - January 24th
  • Daddy Daguther Dance - February 21st
  • Jammin in the Park - March 20th (cancelled)
  • Spring Eggstravaganza - April 2nd
  • Movies in the Park "How to Train Your Dragon 2" - April 10th
  • Jammin in the Park - April 17th
  • Kids Chase by the Lake - April 18th - Register Online Here
  • Drive-In Movie - April 24th
  • UP, UP and Away! Festival of Flight / Movies in the Park "Up" - May 2nd
  • Jammin in the Park - May 15th
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - June 19th
  • Sunset Concert Series - June 19th
  • Liberty by the Lake - July 4th
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - July 10th
  • Sunset Concert Series - July 10th
  • Back to School Bash - August 4th
  • Mother-Son Dive-In Movie Night - August 7th
  • Summer Cinema Clubhouse - August 14th
  • Sunset Concert Series - August 14th
  • Movies in the Park - September 4th
  • Bow-Wow Luau - TBD
  • Movies in the Park - October 2nd
  • Family Fright Night - October 17th - 18th
  • American Heroes - November 7th
  • Holiday in the Park - December 5th
  • The Colony Christmas Spectacular – December 5 – January 1

 

Polar Open Disc Golf Tournament

Date: Saturday, January 24

Time: 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Bill Allen Memorial Park

(5900 Carroll Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $45 Pro / Open; $35 Advanced; $30 Intermediate; $25 Recreational; $20 Novice; $15 Junior

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation Department will host a PDGA Sanctioned disc golf tournament at Bill Allen Memorial Park. This singles tournament will consist of 2 rounds of 21 and is limited to the first 105 entries. Pre-registration with pre-payment is strongly recommended. Reserve your spot today! For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106 or lindsey@tcpard.com.

 

Daddy & Daughter Dance

Date: Saturday, February 21

Time: 3 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m.

Location: Cascades Events Center

(5909 Stone Creek Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $35 per couple; $10 for each additional child; $12 corsage; $4 boutonniere; $14 corsage / boutonniere combo

 

The Parks and Recreation Department will host its 10th annual Daddy & Daughter Dance at the Cascades Events Center. Arrive in your semi-casual attire and dance the night away amid sparkling tiaras, pink balloons and fairy tale characters. Welcoming all daddies and their little angels (ages 3-12). Light refreshments provided. Tickets go on sale January 5. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Spring Eggstravaganza

Date: Thursday, April 2

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $3 per child in advance; $5 per child on event day

 

One of the most EGGciting events in The Colony is back for the 10th year in a row. Watch your kids have a ball as they gather eggs filled with an assortment of candy and prizes. Peter Rabbit is hoppin’ into town too – get your photo taken with him as a keepsake and plant a flower to take home and watch bloom. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Movies in the Park – “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Date: Friday, April 10

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and giveaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Kids Chase by the Lake

Date: Saturday, April 18

Time: 8 – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: $8 per child (family discounts available)

 

The Parks and Recreation Department and The Colony Roadrunners Club present the 14th annual Kids Chase by the Lake. Children ages 9 and under will compete on a one-half mile loop, while children ages 10-11 run a one mile course in the park. All participants will receive a ribbon, goody bag and T-shirt. No event-day registration. Please visit The Colony Recreation Center (5151 N. Colony Blvd.) by 5pm April 17th to register. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

The Colony Drive-In Theater “The Maze Runner”

Date: Friday, April 24

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Enjoy a nostalgic date night movie during the city's Drive-In Movie event featuring The Maze Runner at 8:30pm Friday, April 24th, at Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Road. Tune your radios to 99.9FM and enjoy the drive-in experience. Park admission for the Drive-In is free starting at 7:30pm. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as parking is first-come, first-served. For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.


Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight / Movies in the Park “Up”

Date: Saturday, May 2

Time: 3 – 8 p.m.

Location: Prestwick Stem Academy

(3101 Stonefield, The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation Department and The Tribute Lakeside Resort & Golf Community join together to bring you Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight. Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at this inaugural event. The event will feature a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106

 

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, June 19

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 8. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Sunset Concert Series

Date: Friday, June 19

Time: 8 - 10 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission – Vehicle admission free starting 30 minutes prior to performance

 

Come on out to Stewart Creek Park to enjoy a sunset concert. Relax to the sounds of the band as we enjoy the beautiful sun setting on Lake Lewisville. Free admission but regular vehicle rates apply to enter the park. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Date: Saturday, July 4

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: Varies

 

Start your holiday off on the right foot at the 30th annual Liberty 5K 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run. This family event welcomes runners and walkers of all abilities! Please arrive early to ensure you are ready for the start of the race! This event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and The Colony Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Liberty By The Lake

Date: Saturday, July 4

Time: 4 - 10 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission

 

This signature Independence Day tradition includes live music, parade, children’s activities, business vendors, fun run/walk, salsa shootout and a fireworks finale that rivals any in North Texas. Local restaurants and food vendors will also be on-site selling a variety of fares. For more information, please visit www.libertybythelake.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, July 10

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 8. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Sunset Concert Series

Date: Friday, July 10

Time: 8 - 10 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission – Vehicle admission free starting 30 minutes prior to performance

 

Come on out to Stewart Creek Park to enjoy a sunset concert. Relax to the sounds of the band as we enjoy the beautiful sun setting on Lake Lewisville. Free admission but regular vehicle rates apply to enter the park. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 Back to School Bash

Back 2 School Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 4

Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE for residents; $3 for non-residents

 

Join us for this fun filled evening complete with free school supplies, mascot dance off and lots of helpful information for the upcoming school year. Registration is required and space is limited to the first 500 children ages 5-12. Pre-register at The Colony Recreation Center. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Mother & Son Dive-in Movie Night

Date: Friday, August 7

Time: 9pm

Location: The Colony Aquatic Park

(5580 N. Colony Blvd. The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

An evening of family fun, exclusively for moms and sons! Bring your towel and swim suit and get ready to splash into an action-packed event! Be sure to get your tickets in advance as space is limited. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Summer Cinema Clubhouse

Date: Friday, August 14

Time: 12 - 3 p.m.

Location: The Colony Recreation Center

(5151 N. Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Parks and Recreation is proud to present Summer Cinema Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids. Children of all ages can catch the latest flick at The Colony Recreation Center starting at 1 p.m. The doors open at noon, so come early to get a good seat! The event is free with concessions available for purchase. The next showing will be on August 8. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Sunset Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 14

Time: 8 - 10 p.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE admission – Vehicle admission free starting 30 minutes prior to performance

 

Come on out to Stewart Creek Park to enjoy a sunset concert. Relax to the sounds of the band as we enjoy the beautiful sun setting on Lake Lewisville. Free admission but regular vehicle rates apply to enter the park. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, September 4

Time: 7:45 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and giveaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Bow-Wow Luau

Date: September TBD

Time: TBD

Location: Hawaiian Falls Waterpark

(4400 Paige Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Calling all dog lovers! This one-of-a-kind event is returning for another great year at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Movies in the Park

Date: Friday, October 2

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

Bring the whole family to enjoy popcorn and a kid-friendly movie as well as fun games and giveaways. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks and Recreation Department. Blankets, chairs and refreshments are welcome. Concessions will also be available for purchase. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

Family Fright Night

Date: Saturday, October 17 – Sunday, October 18

Time: 4 p.m.– 9 a.m.

Location: Stewart Creek Park

(3700 Sparks Rd., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: TBD

 

Don't miss the 9th annual Family Fright Night family Halloween campout at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s’mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don't delay. Registration begins October 1. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans Festival & Fireworks

Date: Saturday, November 7

Time: 12pm – 9pm

Location: The Colony Five Star Complex

(4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE Admission

 

The City of The Colony and American Legion Post 21 is once again proud to celebrate and honor all the men and women who are currently serving or have served our country at this all-day festival. Activities include a fun run/walk, car/bike/truck show, family entertainment, great food, live music, silent auction, patriotic Veterans ceremonies and an incredible fireworks show. For more information and specific activity start times, please visit www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com or contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

Holiday in the Park | Parade of Lights | Baking Contest

Date: Saturday, December 5

Time: 5:45pm – 8:00pm

Location: 4930 S. Colony Blvd – See below for Parade route

Cost: FREE

 

This annual event, presented by The Colony Parks and Recreation Department, will make its way through town with a bang. All-day activities include: pictures with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. at The Colony Public Library, 6800 Main St. ($2 per photo); Parade of Lights at 5:45 p.m. (route begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex); Holiday In The Park at 6 p.m. at Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Blvd. Holiday in the Park will feature festive holiday music and performances, a holiday craft station and a holiday baking contest. Saturday will also kickoff The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station. For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Date: Saturday, December 5– January 1

Time: Sunset - 10 p.m.

Location: Central Fire Station

(4900 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX 75056)

Cost: FREE

 

The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening in December starting on Dec. 5 from sunset to 10 p.m. Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music. For more information, please contact The Colony Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

 

2015 Expo Vendor Application

Planning a Special Event? Here is the information you'll need:

Special Events Guide and Submission Packet or you may call Inspections at 972-624-3160.

 

 
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